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CEED 2021 - Study Material Kit
50+ SILICA students have cracked UCEED / CEED exam and got admission into IIT for Design.
8 reasons why SILICA’s Study Material helps students top CEED exam:
CEED 2021 Study Material Kit - Table of Contents
|1||Self Study Books||Set of 13 Books for CEED - Part A & B preparation and 10 Mock Tests.|
|2||Online Learning Module||Online App with Videos, E-Books, Quizzes, Assignments for DAT & GAT|
|3||Personal Improvement Guide||Personal Guide to help students improve their results|
|4||Doubt Solving Workshops||At SILICA centers across 10 cities in India|
|5||Free Home Coaching Kit||For MDes Studio Test Preparation, to make you a topper at IIT|
I. Books: The Study Material Kit contains set of 13 books as follows:
|Book No.||Description of the Book||Purpose of the book / How to study from the books|
|1||Introduction to Drawing & Design||
These 5 Books are to prepare for Subjective section (Part B), which carries 75% weightage in CEED Exam.
Every fashion entrance exam will check Drawing, Design & Creativity skills. The books will help students learn drawing & design through a step by step learning approach. The books are made of lectures. Each lecture covers key topics. Students are expected to complete the learning exercises, exploration exercises and application exercises. The outcome from these exercises can become part of the students’ portfolio, which is required for admission to most fashion schools.
|2||Color Theory & Compositions|
|3||Perspective & Object Drawing|
|4||Human Figure Drawing|
|5||Compositions & Memory Drawing|
|6||Quantitative Ability – Practice Sets||
These 5 Books are to prepare for Objective section (Part A) or GAT section, which may carry 25% weightage in CEED Exams.
Every design entrance exam will check basic mental ability or IQ of the students. These books are made of practice sets to test and improve your skills of topics like Quantitative, Analytical Reasoning, English Communication & General Knowledge abilities. Students should complete these practice sets and check their answers against solutions given in the books. More such topics and assignments are included in SILICA’s Online Learning Module (see below).Every design entrance exam will check basic mental ability or IQ of the students. These books are made of practice sets to test and improve your skills of topics like Quantitative, Analytical Reasoning, English Communication & General Knowledge abilities. Students should complete these practice sets and check their answers against solutions given in the books. More such topics and assignments are included in SILICA’s Online Learning Module (see below).
|7||English Communication & Comprehension – Practice Sets|
|8||Analytical & Logical Ability – Practice Sets|
|11||CEED Design Aptitude Development Book||This book is specially designed by NID / IIT Alumni for SILICA students. The book contains 10 most important topics on Design Aptitude (DAT) based on questions in NID, MIT, Srishti etc past papers. For each topic, it has tips for solving questions, activities to develop creative aptitude, online links to study and questions expected in the CEED Drawing paper.|
|12||Original CEED Papers & Solutions||
This book contains 10 Original CEED papers from 2010 to 2019. The papers are accompanied by analyses of the questions and answer key.
Note: The solutions to the Part B section will be uploaded on the Online Learning Module.
|13||CEED Mock Tests (New Pattern)||This module contains 10 CEED mock tests. They are prepared based on inputs from NID alumni.
- Part A of the mock tests is available on the Online Learning Module.
- Part B of the mock tests is available as a printed book.
Note: The solutions for solutions to the Mock Tests will be provided online to students once they submit their CEED admit card.
|#||OLM Course||Course Contents|
|1||CEED Design Aptitude (DAT)||
Visual E-Books on:
- Last 10 years CEED Papers Solved
- 20 ways to develop a Portfolio,
- 10 Example Portfolios of SILICA’s Past Toppers.
Special CEED GAT:
- 500+ Video Solutions of Past Paper Questions
- 1000+ Practice Questions for Objective Section of UCEED exam
- Bonus: 16 Quizzes / 300+ Practice Questions of MCQ, MSQ & NAT type
|2||CEED General Ability (GAT)||
- 15 Quizzes / 300+ Practice Questions on Quantitative & Logical Ability
- 6 Quizzes / 200+ Practice Questions on English Communication
- 50+ Topics on GK & Current Affairs
- 60+ Assignments to submit for GK & Current Affairs
III. Personal Improvement Guide: We appoint a Personal Guide to each student, who helps the students plan their preparation and make most of their Study Material Kit. This helps students in achieving better results in their entrance exam. To get in touch with your Personal Improvement Guide, call 088799 68338.
IV. Doubt Solving Workshops: Students who buy this kit also have access to Doubt Solving Workshops, which will be organized at SILICA centers across Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Indore, Nashik, Aurangabad, Nagpur, Kanpur in the month of December 2019. To get dates of the workshops, please call your Personal Guide.
V. Free Studio Test Kit: If students prepare with this Study Material Kit and crack the CEED exam, SILICA will provide free Home Coaching Kit for Studio Test & Interview preparation in M.Des exam. This Kit contains:
|1. 30+ Preparatory Videos||4. 20+ Materials for Real Studio Test Experience|
|2. 140+ Studio Test Exercises||5. Guidance on Portfolio Preparation|
|3. Exercises for 19 M.Des disciplines||6. Guidance on Interview Preparation|
CEED 2019 Question Paper Solved
CEED 2019 Solved Paper - Solution for Question No. 1
CEED 2021 - Study Material Kit
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What is CEED?
The Common Entrance Examination for Design. commonly referred to as CEED, is the entrance exam conducted annually for design students and is one of the most important scores considered for admission in M.Des/PhD programmes across various prestigious institutions in India. Every year the exam takes place on the same date across IIT and IISc campuses in India, and the results of the test are valid for a period of one year. While some students choose to prepare for the exam on their own, many aspirants opt for coaching classes that have the right faculty and study material for CEED exam.
CEED Exam pattern
Though the questions vary every year based on current events and other similar circumstances, the pattern of the paper and the syllabus more or less remain the same, so there is definitely a lot of CEED entrance study material out there in the market, should aspirants wish to prepare on their own. Most of the centres that provide training for exam provide CEED study material as a part of the package.
Roughly, the CEED exam can be divided into two parts - Part A and Part B. Part A goes on for one hour and Part B goes on for two hours. Part A does include negative marking and only those who clear Part A are eligible to attempt Part B of the CEED question paper.
Part A - Part A is made of mostly objective-based questions, MCQs, as well as numerical answer questions. The exam is computer-based, so you will know immediately whether you are eligible to sit for Part B. Part A questions will be set to evaluate the candidates visual and spatial skills, their design aptitude, logical and analytical reasoning, social and environmental awareness, objective design sensitivity and their language skill as well. The entire exam will be in the English medium.
Part B - This part deals more with the candidates writing and drawing skills. The questions will be shown on the computer screen, but unlike Part A, they will be answered on the written paper sheet, and not on the computer. At the end of the examination, the sheets will be collected by an invigilator at the venue.
CEED Exam Syllabus
Much like the paper pattern, the syllabus of the CEED examination can also be divided into two parts - Part A and Part B. The syllabus for Part A of the CEED exam is as follows,
- Visual and Spatial skills
- Social and environmental awareness
- Logical and analytical reasoning
- Design and problem-solving skills
- Observation skills
- Design sensitivity.
The syllabus for Part B of the CEED exam is as follows,
- Communication skills
- Language skills
- Drawing skills
- Creativity skills
- Analytical thinking
- Problem-solving skills
Most of the CEED study material books cover all these topics.
CEED Study Material
Being one of the toughest and most written exams in the country, there are a lot of books and study material available for CEED both in book stores and online as well. Some of the books you might want to consider while preparing for the CEED exam are -
- Cracking CEED and UCEED
- CEED + NID (M.Des)
- Seeds for CEED
- Study notes material on IIFT + NID + NIFT
- CEED & NID M.Des Entrance Books and Test Series
While you can buy CEED study material online, most candidates choose to go for coaching to a professional centre that has experienced faculty to mentor and guide them.
Why choose Silica for CEED coaching?
At Silica, we are committed to making sure that all our students are as prepared as they can be for the CEED examination. We have the top CEED 2020 study material in the market provided to our students and our faculty are alumni from IIT, Shristhi, NID and NIFT - some of the top design institutions in the country. They give individual attention to each student and also conduct many mock tests to prepare the candidates for the exam over a period of 35-50 weeks. With centres located in all major parts of the country, call us at Silica today and reserve your CEED coaching spot!